FROM: $280.00


FROM: $280.00


Choquequirao Trek 4 days, a journey that takes you deep into the heart of the Andean mountains and to the hidden gem of the Inca Empire, Choquequirao. This lesser-known, yet equally spectacular cousin of Machu Picchu offers a more secluded and immersive experience for intrepid travelers seeking to explore the rich history and breathtaking landscapes of Peru.


Discover the hidden gem of the Inca Empire on our 4-Day Choquequirao Trek Classic by Lodge. Unlike Machu Picchu, Choquequirao remains relatively untouched, offering a more secluded and immersive experience. Historians once believed this enigmatic city to be the fabled “Golden City,” but it has since been revealed as the Incas’ last refuge and a strategic center for expansion towards the Peruvian coast. Its location, surrounded by sacred mountains and celestial bodies, brings you closer to the gods of the sky, sun, moon, stars, and mountains.


The Choquequirao Trek (3,103m/10,178ft) offers an unparalleled journey into the heart of the Andes, with the majestic Salkantay Mountain (6,271m/20,569ft) and the breathtaking Apurimac River canyon as your backdrop. Throughout the trek, you will be treated to spectacular mountain vistas, diverse Andean flora and fauna, and the unique opportunity to explore the still-being-excavated archaeological complex of Choquequirao.


Join us on this 4-Day Choquequirao Trek Classic by Lodge, where you will experience a once-in-a-lifetime adventure, delving into the mysteries of the Incas’ final stronghold and reveling in the splendor of the Andean landscape.


  • Choquequirao Archaeological Site: Explore the captivating, lesser-known Inca ruins of Choquequirao, a vast complex still undergoing excavation and restoration. Discover intricate stonework, terraced fields, and ceremonial plazas as you immerse yourself in the rich history of this hidden gem.
  • Breathtaking Landscapes: Marvel at the diverse and stunning scenery throughout the trek, from the snow-capped Salkantay Mountain to the awe-inspiring Apurimac River canyon. The Andean landscapes offer a picturesque backdrop for your adventure.
  • Flora and Fauna: Encounter a variety of unique Andean wildlife, including the majestic Andean condor, as well as a diverse array of native plant life. The trek provides ample opportunities for nature lovers to appreciate the region’s biodiversity.
  • Cultural Immersion: Experience the vibrant local culture and customs, as you interact with communities along the trail and gain insight into the region’s history and traditions.
  • Solitude and Serenity: The Choquequirao Trek offers a more secluded and intimate experience compared to the busier Inca Trail, allowing you to connect with the ancient Inca civilization and the surrounding natural beauty on a deeper level.
  • Physical Challenge: Test your endurance and stamina on this challenging trek, as you navigate steep ascents and descents through the Andean mountains, pushing your limits and creating a sense of accomplishment.


During your trek, you’ll be provided with the following accommodations:
  • First night: Comfortable campsite
  • Second night: Rustic rural lodging
  • Third night: Exclusive campsite featuring charming cabins with views of the Apurimac Canyon and the snow-capped Padreyoc peak
  • Starting Point: Your hotel in Cusco
  • Ending Point: Your hotel in Cusco
  • Duration: 4 days and 3 nights
  • Trip Style: Guided tour
  • Activities: Archaeological exploration, cultural immersion, ecological adventure, hiking, and lodging
  • Total Trekking Distance: 62 km (35 miles)
  • Maximum Altitude: 3,100 meters (10,170 feet)
  • Meals: 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, and 3 dinners


4 Day


Machu Picchu


Cusco to Santa Rosa: Discovering the Andean Wonders through Capuliyoc

On this exciting day, your adventure begins with an early morning pickup at 4 am from your city of origin. Depending on your starting point, you’ll travel for either 4 hours (from Cusco) or 2 hours (from Abancay) towards the district of Cachora, arriving at the scenic Capuliyoc viewpoint. After enjoying a hearty breakfast, you’ll embark on a 3-hour downhill trek towards the quaint village of Chikiska. Here, you’ll refuel with a delicious lunch before continuing your descent for another hour to reach Rosalinas Beach, situated along the Apurimac River.


Upon crossing the river, you’ll officially enter Cusco territory and start a challenging 1.5 to 2-hour ascent towards Santa Rosa camp, which marks the halfway point of your journey. As the day comes to a close, indulge in a well-deserved dinner and rest up in the comfortable camp accommodations provided, surrounded by the breathtaking Andean landscape.


  • Pick-Up Time: Our team will collect you from your hotel in Cusco between 4:00 to 4:30 am, ensuring a seamless start to your adventure.
  • Car Ride: Enjoy a scenic 4-hour drive from Cusco to the Mirador Capuliyoc, taking in the beautiful landscapes and local sights along the way.
  • Meals: Savor the flavors of the region with lunch and dinner included, providing you with the energy needed for your trekking adventure.
  • Accommodation: Experience a comfortable stay at the charming Casitas Incas, where you can relax and recharge after a day of exploration.
  • Camp Elevation: Rest easy at the camp, situated at an altitude of 2,900 meters above sea level (9,514 feet), amidst the breathtaking surroundings of the Andean mountains.
Santa Rosa to Marampata: Unveiling the Mysteries of Choquequirao

On this remarkable day, you’ll rise early and embark on a 1.5 to 2-hour ascent towards Marampata, a picturesque village where you’ll enjoy a well-deserved breakfast. After refueling, you’ll continue trekking for another 1.5 hours until you reach the awe-inspiring Choquequirao ruins.


Spend the day unraveling the mysteries of this hidden Inca gem, with ample time to explore the archaeological site. During your visit, enjoy a convenient box lunch before heading back to Marampata in the afternoon. Once there, you’ll indulge in a delicious dinner and rest for the night.


Please note that if you prefer not to hike the ascent from Santa Rosa to Marampata, you have the option to rent a horse for an additional cost of 60 soles for a muleteer and 60 soles for a horse, making your journey more comfortable and leisurely.

Marampata to Capuliyoc: Descending the Andean Pathways through Chikiska

Rise early on this day to enjoy breakfast before setting off on your descent towards the river, a journey that will take approximately 2.5 hours. Upon reaching the river, you’ll start a 1-hour ascent to the charming village of Chikiska. Here, you’ll refuel with a delicious lunch before continuing your upward trek for another 3 hours to reach the stunning Capuliyoc viewpoint.


At Capuliyoc, you can indulge in a delectable dinner and relax by a cozy campfire. Rest for the night in our comfortable mountain cabins, which offer breathtaking views of the Apurimac Canyon and the snow-capped Padreyoc peak, creating a perfect end to your day of adventure.


On this relaxing day, you’ll have the opportunity to sleep in a little later before enjoying breakfast at the camp. Afterward, you’ll be guided to a special location for a traditional ceremony of offering to the earth (Pachamama), allowing you to immerse yourself in the local customs and spiritual practices.

Following this unique experience, you’ll return to the camp for a delicious lunch. Afterward, you’ll begin your journey back to your city of origin, carrying unforgettable memories of your time in the Andes.







  1. First select the best package for you.
  2. Fill in “Book Online” FORM, select the date, and complete the booking information. Have one person fill it out for the entire group to ensure you’re booked together.
  3. Make a payment online using any debit or credit card, Our system will charge you 40% in advance of the total number of passengers.
  4. When you complete your payment, you will receive an email from our reservations staff, who will ask you for the following information for each passengers (by email and photo).
  • Name and surname
  • Passport Nro
  • Nationality
  • Date of birth
  • Sex
  • Phone


Optional: You can pay the full tour amount upfront to avoid any future payment concerns.

The remaining BALANCE is due 48 hours before the tour begins. You can pay in CASH (soles or dollars) or CREDIT CARD (+ 5 %) at the office in Cusco or in your hotel/hostal/apartament.


Travel Insurance: We strongly recommend purchasing travel insurance to protect your investment. Obtain insurance before departing and consider working with a reputable agency for affordable coverage.


Additional Enhancements:
Huayna Picchu Mountain: $30 USD (subject to availability). Check availability at
Machu Picchu Mountain: $30 USD (subject to availability). Check availability at
Sleeping Bag Rental: (for the entire trek): $15 USD
Trekking Poles Rental: (one pair for the entire trek): $10 USD
Upgrade Train: Vistadome – Panoramic Train (if you choose the train return option): $35 USD.


Important: Book the normal tour with a deposit and pay the remaining balance and any additional upgrades you choose upon arrival in Cusco.


Student Discount: If your student card meets Peruvian government requirements, reserve the tour with a deposit and pay the remaining balance upon arrival in Cusco. The student discount will be applied at that time.

All university cards must be laminated and clearly show the following information:

  1. The name of the university or institute
  2. The student’s first and last names
  3. The current date of the university card
  4. You have to be under 25 years old



We have a wide multimedia gallery where you can see photos of our groups of passengers on adventure routes such as the Salkantay Trekking of 4 and 5 Days as well. One of the most famous routes that is Machu Picchu by Bus (Acceso Amazonico) for 2 and 3 Days in addition to one day tours such as the Rainbow Mountain Full Day.

What to Pack

Get your backpack ready with the following recommendations!

  • Hiking boots or shoes

  • Hiking socks (wool or synthetic)

  • Long pants (hiking pants or leggings)

  • T-shirts or breathable shirts

  • Fleece jacket or sweater

  • Waterproof jacket or rain poncho

  • Swimwear (for hot springs or swimming)

  • Sandals / Flip flops

  • Headlamp or flashlight (with extra batteries)

  • Sunglasses

  • Sun hat or cap

  • Water bottle or hydration system (at least 1.5 liters capacity)

  • Personal medication (if necessary)

  • Personal toiletries (toothbrush, toothpaste, soap, etc.)

Frequent questions

We help you solve any doubts you may have!

The Salkantay trek is an alternative route to the Inca Trail to reach Machu Picchu. It is a multi-day hike that goes through stunning landscapes, including snow-capped mountains, high-altitude passes, cloud forests, and Inca ruins.

The Salkantay trek is considered a moderate to challenging trek. It involves hiking at high altitudes, with the highest point being Salkantay Pass at 4,630 meters (15,190 feet) above sea level. However, the trek is suitable for anyone with a reasonable level of fitness and previous hiking experience.

The Salkantay trek typically takes 4 to 5 days to complete. Some tour operators offer longer or shorter itineraries, depending on your preferences and fitness level.

You should pack comfortable and waterproof hiking gear, including sturdy hiking boots, a backpack, warm clothes, rain gear, a hat, sunscreen, and insect repellent. It’s also essential to bring a sleeping bag, a water bottle, and snacks or energy bars.

While you don’t need to be an experienced hiker, it’s important to have a reasonable level of fitness to complete the Salkantay trek. You’ll be hiking for several hours each day, often at high altitudes, so it’s a good idea to prepare your body with cardio and strength training before your trip.

While it’s possible to do the Salkantay trek independently, it’s recommended to hire a guide for safety reasons and to learn more about the history and culture of the area. Most tour operators offer guided tours, which also include transportation, meals, and accommodation.

The best time to do the Salkantay trek is from April to October, which is the dry season in the region. During these months, you can expect clear skies, warm days, and cool nights. However, it’s also possible to do the trek during the wet season (November to March), although the trails can be muddy and slippery, and you may encounter more rain and clouds.

The Inca Trail is a famous trekking route in Peru that leads to the ancient city of Machu Picchu. It’s a 4-day hike that follows an original Inca stone path through the Andes mountains, passing through several Inca ruins and offering stunning views of the surrounding landscapes.

The Inca Trail is considered a challenging trek, with steep ascents and descents, high-altitude passes, and rugged terrain. It’s important to have a good level of fitness and previous hiking experience to complete the trek.

The best time to do the Inca Trail is during the dry season, which runs from April to October. During these months, you can expect clear skies, warm days, and cool nights. The wet season, from November to March, can be more challenging due to the rain and mud on the trails.

The Inca Trail is a 4-day hike, covering a distance of approximately 42 kilometers (26 miles). However, there are shorter and longer itineraries available, depending on your preferences and fitness level.

You should pack comfortable and waterproof hiking gear, including sturdy hiking boots, a backpack, warm clothes, rain gear, a hat, sunscreen, and insect repellent. It’s also essential to bring a sleeping bag, a water bottle, and snacks or energy bars.

You need to book the Inca Trail through a licensed tour operator, as independent hiking is not allowed. The government limits the number of permits for the trail each day, so it’s essential to book well in advance, especially during the peak season (June to August).

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